All Children articles – Page 12

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    Survival Guide: Surviving young learners

    Jo Budden and Lindsay Clandfield delve into the world of young learners, sharing tips to help you manage your class and suggesting fun activities to try with your students.

  • Ideally, students and their teacher during what should look like the first lesson. If too hard, just a photo of a teacher and their students.
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    Survival Guide: First classes

    Prepare yourself for an influx of new students with twenty exciting activities to kick off the new term in style.

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    Experiments: Pay-me game

    Students complete exercises on related vocabulary, sentence order and where to use the infinitive / gerund, and design a poster. Key vocabulary and practical teacher’s notes are included.

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    Experiments: Water purifier

    In this experiment, pupils observe how dirty water can become clean using a few simple pieces of equipment. Students complete gap-fill exercises to practise related vocabulary and identify mistakes in a series of images relating to the experiment. Key vocabulary and practical teacher’s notes are included.

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    Top Trumps: Baby animals

    Baby animals is a cute, fun Top Trumps game for primary and lower secondary children learning English. Download the full pack of cards in our special cut-out-and-keep format now and take a look at FOUR accompanying lesson plans.

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    Experiments: Matchbox paddle boat

    In this experiment, pupils learn about the build-up of stored energy and its subsequent release by building a boat powered by an elastic band. Students complete gap-fill and matching exercises practising related vocabulary and the first conditional before placing a sequence of images relating to the experiment in the correct ...

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    Amazing world of food: Lesson 6: Food around the world

    In the sixth lesson of Carol Read’s Amazing world of food , children learn to recognize that people from different countries eat different food, identify and describe a typical dish from their country and understand basic issues related to world hunger. Step-by-step teacher’s notes and student worksheets are included.

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    Experiments: How strong is that wind?

    In this experiment, pupils make a wind monitor from different weights of material. Students find illustrated objects in a wordsearch and understand the strengths of different winds before writing a report on the experiment. Key vocabulary and practical teacher’s notes are included.

  • Photo of a list of questions and answers (on  a sheet of paper or on a computer screen). Or photo of a teacher in a classroom asking the  children questions. If both of these are too hard, then children in a classroom speaking to each other
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    How to make your own question loop activities

    These teacher’s notes explain exactly how to create your very own question loops for any topic you have studied or are about to study with your class.

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    Classifying materials

    Is it an animal, plant or mineral? Pupils match the puzzle pieces, fill in a chart and complete sentences to identify the materials used to make everyday objects. Teacher’s notes include ideas for an additional group activity and post-lesson projects.

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    Amazing world of food: Lesson 5: Processed food

    In the fifth lesson of Carol Read’s Amazing world of food, children learn to recognize the differences between natural and processed food, identify processed food that is good and bad for you and design a flow chart to show how food is processed. Step-by-step teacher’s notes and student worksheets are ...

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    Sports

    In this lesson plan, pupils learn about the history of the Olympic games and the origin of popular sports.

  • Young woman standing on street outside food shop looking at fresh produce on stall.
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    Amazing world of food: Lesson 4: Our sense of taste

    In the fourth lesson of Carol Read’s Amazing world of food , children learn to understand the role of taste buds, identify four basic tastes and relate them to different parts of our tongue, and carry out a tasting experiment. Step-by-step teacher’s notes and student worksheets are included.

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    Using signs

    Don’t pick the vegetables! In this lesson plan, pupils match health and safety signs to the appropriate places in a summer camp, and number sentences to match the signs to the correct instructions. Teaches young learners about using signs and symbols, while consolidating key vocabulary words such as ‘forest’, ‘swimming ...

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    Things that go!

    Colour the pictures and fill in the blanks to learn about different modes of transport.

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    The media: Types of communication

    In this lesson plan, pupils compare newspapers, magazines, radio, TV and the Internet.

  • Photo of newspapers, a radio  or a magazine to illustrate the concept of media.
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    The media: Communication

    This lesson plan introduces the different types of media as well as expressions of time.

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    Stephenson's rocket

    Join the dots and then colour the picture to complete this 1829 prize-winning locomotive. (Answers available to download separately.)

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    Road safety

    This lesson plan reinforces road safety measures using the imperative.

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    People and the economy

    In this lesson plan, pupils learn about different jobs while practising the present simple, singular and plural nouns and prepositions of place.